My Guest Appearances on Other Radio Shows

My story, as told in an interview to Viki Kind of KindEthics.com (May 2009)  Click here

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Archived Recordings of Interviews with authors, experts and others (by category)

Alzheimer’s/Dementia / Memory Impairment

Aging Parent with Alzheimer’s – A Powerful Technique for Communicating (Carrie Gallahan, Executive Director of Blair Ridge Assisted Living)

Good Night and God Bless: Celebrating Love, Laughter and Lessons of Loss (with author and loving daughter, Linda Burhans)

Granting Dreams for Elders: Changing the Perception of Aging (with PK Beville,  author of the Virtual Dementia kit, geriatric specialist)

Memory Chip & Memory Journal – Tools for the Alzheimer’s Caregiver (Lori LaBey, speaker, author, ‘Advocate on Steroids’ for Alzheimer’s Caregivers)

Parent Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s – Where Do I Start? (Jason Young, geriatric clinician)

Preventing Alzheimer’s (Dr. William Rodman Shankle, neurologist and author)

The Long Hello: The Other Side of Alzheimer’s (with author and loving daughter, Cathie Borrie)

The Silverado Story – A Memory-Care Culture Where Love is Greater than Fear (with Loren Shook and Stephen Winner, co-founders of Silverado Senior Living)



Caregiver Compassion Fatigue:  What it is and How you can prevent it (with Dr. Jamie Huysman, psychologist, social worker and leading authority on caregiver compassion fatigue and caregiver burnout)

The Caregiver’s Path to Compassionate Decision-Making, an Author Speaks (Viki Kind, bioethicist and author)

Caregiving Support Groups – Help for You and Your Aging Parent (Denise Brown, founder of Caregiving.com, eldercare coach and author)

The Daughter Trap, an Author Speaks Out About Eldercare (Laurel Kennedy, authority on multi-generational issues and author)

Enrich Your Caregiving Journey, an Author/Expert Speaks (Margery Pabst, author, speaker, facilitator)

Geriatric Care Manager for Your Aging Parent (Amy Abrams, certified Geriatric Care Manager and founding partner of Elder Care Guides)

Happiness Is Growing Old At Home (Maria Tadd, author and caregiver)

Home Care for your Aging Parent with Senior Helpers (Tyfanny Mosso, Community Relations Coordinator for Senior Helpers)

How to Help when Both Aging Parents are Ill and Declining (Paul Moseley, caregiver and advocate to bringing technology)

Innovative Approach to Home Care – ‘Seniors Helping Seniors(Lynn Marie Houghton, RN, BSN, co-owner of ‘Seniors Helping Seniors’, Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania)

PACE – All Inclusive Care Programs – How They Can Help your Aging Parent (Amy Angelo, a geriatric social worker, marketing manager for a PACE/LIFE program in Pennsylvania)

Parent residing in Assisted Living?  What’s My Role as a Caregiver? (with Kim Linder, host of  The Caregiver Hour)

Taking the “Hospital” Out of Hospital Bed (Gary Owens, caregiver, inventor and founder of TenderCare Beds)

Taking the Right Medications at the Right Time (Susan Torrico, pharmacist, founder of OnTimeRX)



Aging Parent – Keeping the Family Connected (Susan Baida and John Mills, founders of eCare Diary)

Capture your Aging Parent’s Life Story (Debra Joy, CEO of Bcelebrated.com, “Your Life, Your Legacy”)

Communicating with Aging Parent (David Solie, thought leader in the area of geriatric and intergenerational communication, educator and author)

Generational Conflicts with Your Aging Parent.  Why and What Now? (Barbara Friesner, founder of AgeWise Living and generational coach)

Use “Memory Triggers” to Help your Aging Parent (Nadine Brechner, caregiver and author of “Memory Triggers)

Talk Early, Talk Often with your Aging Parent (Dale Susan Edmonds, founder of Talk-Early-Talk-Often.com, ordained minister, family communication coach)

The Elderly Speak Out

What is Life Really Like in a Retirement Community – Hear from my Mother (with my mother, resident in a Continuing Care Retirement Community, CCRC)

Preparing For Her Elderly Years – One Woman’s Story (with Cathy Burch, recently retired)


Estate Issues

How to Deal with you Aging Parents’ Lifetime Accumulation of Stuff (with Julie Hall, “The Estate Lady”, personal property appraiser, advisor and author)


Financial Issues

Help for the Caregiver – Caregiver Relief Fund (with Ryan Whitmore and Michael Lindenmayer, founders of the Caregiver Relief Fund.)

Sources of Financial Help for Your Aging Parent (with Patricia Grace, founder of  Aging With Grace)

VA Pension Benefits for Veterans and their Spouses (with Rita Files, co-founder and COO of Aging With Grace, accredited through the VA in Veteran Benefits)



Bear Spirit Lodge – B&B and Retreat Center for Caregivers (with Dr. Ann Harwood, owner and innkeeper of Bear Spirit Lodge and Retreat Center)



Living with Purpose in a Worn-Out Body (with Missy Buchanan, author, speaker, and inspirational force for our older adults)


VA (Veterans Benefits)

VA Benefits For Your Aging Parent – Benefits You Have Earned…but Don’t Know About! (with Victoria Collier, attorney specializing in Elder law and VA Benefits)